Number of foreigners arriving in Azerbaijan up by 11%

  15 January 2020    Read: 1240
  Number of foreigners arriving in Azerbaijan up by 11%

The number of foreign citizens who arrived in Azerbaijan in 2019 grew by 11 percent compared to 2018, exceeding 3.1 million people, announced Vusal Huseynov, Head of the State Migration Service.

He made the remarks Wednesday during a press conference on the results of 2019, AzVision.az reports.

In 2019, as many as 45,193 people obtained temporary residence permits in Azerbaijan, which is 10% up compared to 2018, Huseynov said. “Of them, 9,978 are citizens of Turkey, 8,023 – citizens of Russia, 5,758 – citizens of Georgia, 3,791 – citizens of Iran, 2,487 – citizens of Pakistan, 15,156 – citizens of other countries.

 


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